1. Survey the scientific, engineering and technological resource towards developing system/design for determining the best materials and equipment for the PNP and initiate for the foregoing quality control measures and documentation facilities to ensure that those are in accordance with the internationally accepted standards;
2. Conduct studies and research on the latest trends in technology to improve Research and Development capabilities and provide technology transfer to promote scientific advancement of DRD in particular, and the PNP in general;
3. Coordinate and cooperate with government and non- government agencies to secure concentration of effort in areas of Research and Development, minimize duplication, and maximize utilization of the PNP's logistical resources; and
4. Perform such other functions as directed.